Dresser makeovers are one of the easiest DIY projects: A little sanding and painting and you’ve got yourself a “new” piece of furniture. If you’ve recently purchased or rescued a bland, boring dresser in distressed state, give it a new lease on life and bask in the satisfaction of beautiful transformation! Get your creative ideas flowing with these 16 gorgeous examples of colorful dresser makeovers.

1. Color Blocked Campaign Dresser: If you’re lucky enough to find some campaign dressers on Craigslist, update them with color blocked drawers and gold hardware. (via Oh Joy)

2. DIY Stencil Job: Bypass hardware altogether and decorate a blank dresser with these printable birds and bunnies. (via Etsy)

3. Coral Painted Dresser: How fun are those gold library catalog drawer pulls?! (via Infarrantly Creative)

4. Honey Bee Dresser: It’s amazing how forgiving a little paint and sandpaper can be when you want that distressed look. (via Sophia’s Decor)

5. Paint by Numbers: This dresser is so much fun with its jumble of colorful numerals. (via Thistlewood Farms)

6. Apricot Ombre: Hack an Ikea dresser with a graduated color of your choice. (via Decor8)

7. Cloud Drawers: Keep things pretty and simple with little bubble lines and polka dots. (via Pinja Colada)

8. Modern Credenza: Go crazy with painters tape for this awesome geometric design. (via Samantha Pattillo)

9. Striped Dresser: Instead of striping the front, take a different approach and go up and over the outside with your colors. (via Design Sponge)

10. Fabric Lined Dresser Drawers: If you want to keep the dresser neutral and original, consider decorating the drawers for a surprise bit of color! (via A Beautiful Mess)

11. Chevron Dresser: We are loving the gray and white color combo. (via Cape 27)

12. Textured Panel Dresser: Cover drawers in pastel burlap for a cool textured dresser. (via Centsational Girl)

13. Patterned Arrows: Switch up the thicknesses of these stripes for casual flair. (via HGTV)

14. Wallpaper Accents: If there is a wallpaper you’ve fallen in love with, decoupage it onto a dresser! (via Better Homes And Gardens)

15. DIY Silver Leaf: A little time consuming, but wow — this look is incredible! (via Little Green Notebook)

16. Golden Accents: You don’t have to paint the whole dresser; just adding golden accents can give the piece more personality and charm. (via Knack)

Do you have a piece of furniture you’re dying to makeover? Let us know in the comments below!